2 MKs push for Khan al-Ahmar eviction

There has been a years-long dispute over the illegally-built Bedouin-Palestinian encampment east of Jerusalem. By Erin Viner The Israeli Supreme Court ruled in 2018 to remove Khan al-Ahmar, which was…

Netanyahu submits to Court order

Interior and Health Minister Aryeh Deri was fired due to his recent tax conviction. By Erin Viner Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dismissed his senior minister in compliance with a Supreme…

Anti-Netanyahu protests persist

Tens of thousands of Israelis joined demonstrations for the third consecutive Saturday against judicial reform plans by the new government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. By Erin Viner An estimated…

Israeli court blocks coalition appointment

The move marks a setback for the new right-wing coalition government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. By Erin Viner The 10-to-one Supreme Court verdict forbids leader of the ultra-Orthodox Shas…

Israeli Pres. vows to protect democracy

"The principles of the Declaration of Independence and the Jewish and democratic contours of our state are my guiding lights and I will not allow them to be harmed," stressed…

Mass Israeli anti-gov’t protests

Tens of thousands of Israelis took to the streets in three major cities on Saturday to protest against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's judicial reform plans. By Erin Viner Israeli police…

Israeli judicial reform could risk credit rating

Planned revisions by the newly-sworn in government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu could affect the country's sovereign credit rating. By Erin Viner "If the announced judicial system changes set a…

1000s of Israelis protest against new gov’t

Demonstrators gathered in central Tel Aviv to express opposition to the right-wing, nationalistic coalition led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. By Erin Viner Up to 30,000 people - including current…

Netanyahu gov’t takes aim at High Court

Israeli Justice Minister Yariv Levin has unveiled a plan that would empower the Knesset to overturn some Supreme Court rulings and grant the government more input over nominations to the…